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  1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow Old Town Guided Tour

Product ID: 156255
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Admire the Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic architecture of Krakow's Old Town, and then learn about one of the darkest chapters in the history of Europe on a tour of the Nazi concentration camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Polish
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Pay your respects to the victims of the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps
  • Learn more about one of the darkest chapters in the history of Europe
  • See the beautiful buildings of Karkow's Old Town
Full description
See the historic highlights of Krakow city center on a guided tour of the beautiful Old Town, and marvel at stunning examples of Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic architecture.

Then, journey by air-conditioned vehicle to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum to step back in time and learn more about one of the darkest chapters in European history. Explore the former Nazi concentration camp in a group of more than 30 people and pay your respects to the former inmates without the crowds.

Follow an official guide to the main sights and buildings, and learn more about the terrible events that took place in different areas of the camp. Take a 15-minute break before you make your way to the camp at Birkenau, located about 3 kilometers from Auschwitz. Then, return to Krakow and get dropped off in the city center on arrival.
Includes
  • Guided tour of Krakow
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Guide
  • Entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Barbakan Krakowski, Basztowa, 30-547 Krakow.

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Important information
Know before you go
• For the visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, you will be picked up at the end point of your sightseeing tour
• It is recommended that you bring a packed lunch, although there is a place to buy snacks if you prefer
• In exceptional cases, the minivan might be replaced with a bigger bus
• To preserve the historical authenticity of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, people with disabilities may find it hard to move around. Wheelchairs are available at the Visitor Service Center if reserved in advance
• You are not permitted to enter the museum with large bags or backpacks. The maximum size permitted is 20 x 30 centimeters
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 7 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.4/5
Value for money
4.1/5
Safety
4.0/5

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Product ID: 156255